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CSPAN
Jan 17, 2010 6:00am EST
the public whether it is an america or britain or any other country in the world engaged in a balton that and then when there is an international crisis,-- and the only other thing i would say is that i think it is ultimately a point, whether people like me or the diplomats in the military in the end but ultimately they do finally have to make decisions, and i hope as a result of the totally understandable remaining divisions and difficulties over the policy in iraq that we don't put a future generation of leaders in the position where the really, really, really difficult decisions can be taken. >> thank you. i would like to thank our witness and in particular for agreeing to stay on for a much longer session then we had originally foreseen and thank you to everyone here in the brehm both this morning and this afternoon. i would like just to say a brief word about tomorrow. we are going to let gatt other important aspects of the ministerial and professional decision-making process on the rack and use resource in the capability of government departments to deliver their policy objecti
MSNBC
Jan 13, 2010 9:00pm EST
and ambassador joseph will be joining us live on this program next. >>> later on, what america can and is already doing to help. our coverage of the earthquake in haiti continues. ♪ it has the agility to avoid the unexpected... ♪ ...the power to take on any mission, and the space to accommodate precious cargo, because every great action hero needs a vehicle. ♪ because every great action hero when it comescle. to italian sauce, some people prefer this jar. but more people prefer this sauce. winner of the blind taste test. the sweet and savory taste of prego. it's in there. >>> as our coverage of the earthquake in haiti continues, from the department of not helping, we bring you america's foremost televangelist. on his tv show, "the 700 club," which apparently still exists, pat robertson has topped blaming hurricane katrina on the gays and abortions, he's now today blamed haiti's earthquake on their slavery-volt in the 1700s. >> they got together and swore a pact to the devil. they said, we will serve you if you'll get us free from the french. true story. and so the devil said, okay, it's a d
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2010 10:00am EST
to an excellent panel that's assembled here. and we thank our friends and colleagues from the new america foundation, which has been helping us put this event together and some subsequent ones still to come. i won't introduce the panel now. i would, however, like to say to congressman eelsen what a pleasure it is to see him back here at brookings. he has been a frequent visitor here, and we're the better for it. we look forward to listening to you this afternoon. i don't think i need to go on at too much length about jim's background. >> good. >> we'll just stop right there. he's come to talk to us about fencing this afternoon, a sport from his youth which he's taken up once again in middle age. >> early middle age. >> right. >> but in addition to being an athlete and an owe limpion, he has also been of course a global public servant. he was that in his capacity as the president of the world bank and then in 2005-2006, he was the special envoy for the quartet working on the middle east in general and the issues and challenges of gaza in particular. subsequent to that, as a brookings trust
MSNBC
Jan 13, 2010 11:00pm EST
of not helping, we bring you america's foremost televangelist. on his tv show, "the 700 club," which apparently still exists, pat robertson has topped blaming 9/11 on the aclu and blaming hurricane katrina on the gays and abortion. and blaming ariel sharon's stroke on something else. he's now today blamed haiti's earthquake on their slavery revolt in the 1700s. >> they got together and swore a pact to the devil. they said, we will serve you if you'll get us free from the french. true story. and so the devil said, okay, it's a deal. and they kicked the french out, you know, the hatians revolted and got themselves free. but ever since, they have been cursed by one thing after the other, desperately poor. >> pat robertson, quoting the devil. saying that millions of haitian lives are in peril tonight because slaves in revolt 200 years ago were really just unfortunates making a deal with the devil. ladies and gentlemen, be hold pat robertson, the unintended consequence of your first amendment. haiti's ambassador to the united states, ambassador raymond joseph took extreme exception. here's his respo
CBS
Jan 13, 2010 4:30am EST
question america's top bankers about the financial collapse. >>> and the late night shuffle. conan o'brien says no thanks to nbc's plans to push back his time slot a half hour. this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, january 13, 2009. >>> good morning. thanks for joining you. i'm michelle gielan. total disaster and chaos is how one official described the scene in haiti after an earthquake rocked the nation. the 7.0 quake hit before 5:00 p.m. yesterday. this morning the scope of the disaster is just beginning to emerge. it's reported the capital is largely destroyed, casualties are numerous and severe, thousands remain buried beneath the rubble. whit johnson is with the latest in washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the widespread destruction is making it difficult for rescue crews to begin their effort. there are nearly 2 million people who live in haiti's capital city and at this point most, if not all of them r in desperate need of some kind of aid. help can't come soon enough for haiti. the 7.0 magnitude earthquake laid waste to the country's capital city. th
ABC
Jan 13, 2010 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america. on this wednesday, january 13th. i'm robin roberts. >> and i'm george stephanopoulos. breaking news this morning, a major earthquake devastates the impoverished nation of haiti. thousands are feared dead. others are trapped in the rubble. it's the worst earthquake to hit the region in two centuries. >> 3 million people affected. homes, hospitals. and even the presidential palace crumble in the face of the 7.0 quake. details still sketchy at this hour. we're live in the region. >>> also this morning, the nation's top bankers set to be grilled in congress. could any of them actually face criminal charges? >>> and conan o'brien says thanks, but no thanks. breaking down in tears in front of his staff. he tells them, if nbc moves the time of his show, he's gone. >>> good morning, everyone. our top story this morning, of course, still developing, as america and the world scramble to help haiti after that massive earthquake. one aid official says it is total disaster and chaos. the quake was centered about ten miles from the crowded capital city of port-au-pri
ABC
Jan 10, 2010 11:00pm EST
campaign that america was ready to elect a light-skinned candidates with no need for a dialect unless he wanted one. -- no need for a dialogue. >> what it means to be a minority in america. >> that was an ignorant comment. apologizing to not only obama but the entire black community. >> he apologized to the president, and the president said he accepted that apology, but someone harry reid to step down the democrats are standing behind him -- but some want harry reid to step down. michael steele has faced criticism of his performance and controversy about his recent book. the book takes stock of the gop and accuses republican leaders of abandoning the conservative principles. they say if they are unhappy with him, they should ever fire him or stop. >>> carjackers struck many times since october. jay korff joins us live with many details. jay? >> well, this rash of carjackings has a lot of people in this neighborhood on the edge tonight, and we did speak with one victim, who said old- fashioned police work has her more at ease. victorious survived a horrifying scenario. from october to dec
NBC
Jan 28, 2010 4:30am EST
a new york trial. >>> and now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. >>> in florida, it was no ordinary day at the beach. hundreds of sharks converged on the shallow waters by singer island, closing the beach for swimming. swarms of sharks cruised in three to four feet of water, very close to the shore. >>> a massive inferno tore through an abandoned hospital building in oregon. the former mental health facility was fully ablaze when firefighters arrived. over a dozen fire trucks responded. officials are investigating the cause. >>> a texas woman is facing felony charges after leading police on a high-speed chase with five children in the back seat. police say the suspect blew through stop signs and jumped curbs, all while five children in the vehicle. there's no word on why the mother took off. . >>> a california man who saved a red-tailed hawk never stopped supporting it. he rushed the bird to an animal hospital after his car collided with it. when the bird recovered, the hospital offered him the honor of releasing it. he was very happy to see the h
ABC
Jan 25, 2010 6:00pm EST
. a bomb and temperatures on thursday but a sond wiry weathen friday. go back to sleep america. the oil crisis is over. i don't think so. our economy is bleeding billions for foreign oil... importing nearly 70% - much of it from countries that don't like us. that's billions we should use to create american jobs. we have plenty of american natural gas, to power our trucks and bus fleets. it's cheaper, clear, abundant, and it's ours. we've had our wake up call. it's time to act. mecca school's 5th grade didn't come from the wealthiest families. they didn't have the latest laptops. or know how a bank account worked. but they do have teacher chauncey veatch, who uses a financial literacy program made possible by visa. visa works with parents and teachers to bring these programs to millions around the world. this is mecca school. this is progress. visa. currency of progress. and in hard times, sometimes, a belief in a dam, a belief in what is possible - can transform everything. at at&t, we've never forgotten that our company began in a small laboratory, with a dream and a belief, in the fut
ABC
Jan 27, 2010 11:00pm EST
have fallen. >> i have never been more hopeful about america's future. >> the president says he knows of many americans are angry, and he pledged to fight. >> despite our hardships, we do not give up. we do not quit. we do not allow fear or division to break our spirit. >> the president admitted that congress is still bickering and that the bank bailout was about as popular as a root canal. >> jobs must be our number one focus in 2010, and that is why i am calling for a new jobs bill tonigh >> backing tax breaks for small businesses and the middle class, the president said a bigger fix or the economy, must include fixing the health-care system,. >> i do not accept second place for the united states of america. >> the president made sure to talk about his wife, still popular in the polls. >> she gets embarrassed. let us find a way to come together and finished the job for the american people. -- and finishe the job. let's did in done. >> the president also called for more bipartisanship -- let's get it done. he talked also about the wars in iraq and afghanistan. he says he believes the
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2010 5:00pm EST
of america on what the federal government will should be on expanding high-speed internet in the u.s. the final new jersey state of the commonwealth address. he was defeated last election by the federal prosecutor. this is a courtesy of the jersey network television. [applause] thank you. >> thank you. [applause] >> thank you. [applause] >> thank you. please, please. it is very nice of you. thank you. [applause] thank you very much and good afternoon. happy new year to everybody. it is great to be with you. warm welcome on the inauguration of the two of the 14th legislative session. let me especially welcome the new legislative leadership team. you are a terrific group unti. i have great respect for your stepping up in these difficult times. these challenges have always offered the opportunity and i know you will accept that because you have great capacity to leave. i congratulate you and god speed. majority leader's, minority leaders, justices of the supreme court, members of the assembly and senate, members of the cabinet, honored guests and fellow new jerseyians, thank you for j
ABC
Jan 11, 2010 6:00am EST
in the new book "game change," a book about the campaign. he apparently said that america was ready to elect a "light- skinned" african-american "with no negro dialect unless he wanted to have one percocet that has left republicans calling for reid to step down. democrats have said he has apologized and it is time to get on with work. >> he has been accepted the apology and we're moving on. >> republican said there is a double standard. if he were a republican and said that, he would be forced to step down. democrats say he has a long record on civil rights issues and perhaps this was clumsy but it does not say who this man is. it does come at an inopportune time as the work on this health care bill together. the president said the book is closed on this issue after the apology. matt brock, abc 7 news. >> thank you. >>> 6:07. the national zoo prepares to say goodbye to one panda cub, but they could be welcoming another. mei xiang was in disseminated over the weekend. zoo officials say it could be months before they know whether the insemination was successful. tai shan is expected to leave f
CNN
Jan 14, 2010 9:00am EST
home. we're on the verge of historic reform, a major step forward for america. let's make sure the health care bill is as strong as possible. under the house plan, we'll be offered good coverage at work. and we won't pay a tax on our health benefits. if you're self-employed or between jobs, you'll be able to afford insurance. and you can keep the benefits you have now. we're at the finish line, tell the president and congress, choose wisely, get it right for us. [ birds screech ] [ loud rumbling ] [ rifle fires ] [ announcer ] if you think about it, this is what makes theladders different... from other job search sites. we only want the big jobs. join theladders.com. only $100k+ jobs and only $100k+ talent. and now, all premium members get a free résumé critique. >>> we'll get back to the coverage of the devastation in haiti in a moment, but first a look at the top stories we are following at the same time. there is a credible threat from al qaeda in yemen. we have more on this this morning. jean, what do we know. >> reporter: two officials are calling it a credible threat fr
ABC
Jan 18, 2010 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america. on this monday, january 18th, i'm george stephanopoulos. >> and i'm robin roberts. this morning, surviving in haiti. six days after the earthquake, people are getting desperate. amid the chaos there's hope as rescue teams pull victims alive from the rubble. we are live in haiti. >>> also, breaking news in afghanistan. taliban launch an attack right in the capital. >>> and president obama's big test. he scrambles to save ted kennedy's seat for the democrats and keep his health care bill alive. >>> and the golden globe awards. all the glitz, all the glamour was there. plus, a serious note, as hollywood comes through for haiti. >>> hello again, on this martin luther king day. it is so good to have you back. >> it is odd, feels odd to be back here, but great to be back home. george, the pictures do not adequately convey and indicate, really what the destruction and devastation is like there in haiti. >> they never really do video as close to the tragedy. it also cleans it up a little bit. >> it does. >> the relief effort has stepped up, already 1,000 tr
NBC
Jan 13, 2010 5:00pm EST
states. >> haitians are our neighbors both in the americas and here at home. he said we have to be there for them inheir time of need. >>> tonight, the haitian embassy in washington has been in communications with officials in port-au-prince. they're working on plans to raise many for the victims of the earthquake. elaine reyes joins us live from northwest d.c. with more. elaine? >> communication has been spotty all day, but they are certainly doing their best. they have planned a candlelight vigil for 7:30 here tonight for anyone who wants to come out. i can tell you it's been very busy. the phones have been ringing off the hook with haitian-americans worried about their loved ones back home. helpless is what haitian-americans feel when watching images from their home country. >> when you pray you find your strength. we are praying and working hard to see what the best way to help our brothers and sisters in haiti is. >> reporter: he and other leaders met with the republic's ambassador to the united states to get updated and brainstorm relief plans. >> we participated in the
CBS
Jan 20, 2010 5:00am EST
of america and morgan stanley are scheduled to announce earnings from the last quarter, a study after citigroup reported a multibillion dollar loss, mostly from paying back bail out money. >>> warren buffett's shareholders are voting whether to split the price of berkshire hathaway. the class a shares will be priced at $100,000 each for one share of stock. >> oh, man. sounds like a lot. >>> coming up, also nice to own, you are saving us some money. >> money saving tip, we will save you money on insurance which is something that everybody pays for. >> you can always use that. >> thank you. >>> there hasn't been a republican senator from massachusetts since the ' 70s but that's all about to change. republican scott brown won the special election to fill the late ted kennedy's seat. he defeated martha coakley who once led by a wide margin. he focused on voters anger over the economy and president obama's health care plan. >> it will raise taxes and hurt medicare, destroy jobs. >> reporter: the victory means brown -- once brown takes office, senate democrats will no long every have the 60
CBS
Jan 28, 2010 5:00am EST
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FOX News
Jan 15, 2010 1:00pm EST
on television, and the losses are heartbreaking. i pledge america's continued commitment to the government and the people of haiti in the immediate effort to save lives and deliver relief and in the long-term effort to rebuild. president preval and i agreed it is absolutely essential that these efforts are well-coordinated among the united states and the government of haiti with the united nations, which continues to play an essential role and with the many national partners and aid organizations that are now on the ground. meanwhile american resources continue to arrive in haiti. search and rescue efforts continue to work pulling people out of the rubble. our team has stayed about the lives of american citizens and haitian citizens, often under extraordinarily difficult circumstances. this morning the aircraft carrier u.s.s. carl vincent arrived along with helicopters that will be critical in delivering assistance in the days to come. they are preparing to move badly needed water, food, and other life-saving supplies to priority areas in port-au-prince. food, water, and medicine continue
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2010 8:00pm EST
-span.org. just click on "america and the courts." join us every saturday at 7:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. >> remarks now from president obama and former presidents george bush and bill clinton on raising money for haiti relief. following that, secretary of state hillary clinton on providing food to that nation and we will hear from vice- president joe biden on the u.s. commitment to rebuild haiti. >> a look at search and rescue efforts in haiti from earlier today. this comes to us courtesy of united nations television. it is just under five minutes. >> we are heading to a university that collapsed with many students inside. they have been stranded for the last 70 hours and we were still hearing voices this morning and one guy walked out by himself. we need some help to open the concrete and get the other people. we just spoke to three of them are still alive. >>>> there is better access arod there. >> i was out with the president of haiti and we discussed the search and rescue phase and how long we wanted to continue. he wants to continue as long as the population thinks that there
FOX News
Jan 13, 2010 6:00am EST
this hour comes to us from elizabeth in massachusetts. for breaking news and worldly trends, america depends on "fox & friends." >> good morning, everyone. fox news alert. total disaster. that's how the small caribbean nation of haiti is being described this morning after a powerful earthquake rattled that country. three million people affected. thousands appear dead with many thought to be stuck still under the rubble. the 7.0 magnitude quake struck yesterday afternoon, the largest earthquake to hit the caribbean in 200 years. and we're getting lots of different types of images capturing all of the devastation. this video from the neighboring dominican republic shows people running for their lives after feeling the tremors and take a look at some of these pictures posted on twitter. the earthquake and its powerful aftershocks virtually wiping out the capital city in haiti. thousands of buildings destroyed including the national palace. right now, rescuers trying to reach people trapped in the rubble and officials say getting an accurate casualty count is not possible right now but it's exp
ABC
Jan 12, 2010 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america. on this tuesday, january 12th, i'm robin roberts. >> i'm george stephanopoulos. this morning, it's payback time. the white house set to place huge fees on the nation's biggest banks, just as those banks hand out billions in bonuses for top executives. a top banker lashes out overnight. >>> baseball's worth-kept secret, finally in the open. >> today was the hardest day of my life. >> mark mcgwire admits he did use steroids when he smashed baseball's home run record. but said he could have broken the record even without them. >>> hit and run. look at this. police in a desperate search for a driver who ran down two, young girls. how did they ever survive this crash? >>> and simon says he's moving on. can "american idol" survive without the man so many love to hate? >>> and good morning, everyone. thanks for starting your day with us. a lot of angry people out there today. >> boy, are there, robin. it is all about the outrage. all across the country, outrage at wall street, about the huge bonuses they're about to pay. the white house, proposing fees o
ABC
Jan 13, 2010 11:00pm EST
cross, some of big businesses are shipping in. bank of america will donate $1 million to the efforts and will match any donations made by their employees. the walmart from a nation and kraft food will also give cash, and american airlines will fly relief supplies into the country. we will continue to follow every development of the deadly earthquake. after our newscast tonight, " nightline" will have more. >>> we not change gears to the weather. conditions remain dry. >> what can we expect overnight? doug hill is live in the weather center with a first look. >> we had a great wednesday, 42 degrees. the latest from the belfort furniture weather center, live reports, 33 degrees damascus, 25 leesburg, 24 warrenton. calvert county 27 degrees. the story thursday morning, cold and sunny, temperatures mostly in the 20's. in the morning hours, temperatures in the 30's, variable wind. tomorrow will be very nice, high-pressure and sunshine. we keep our eyes on the gulf of mexico with a storm system developing, playing a role in the weekend weather. >>> if you cheat on sleep, and hope to catch
NBC
Jan 13, 2010 4:30am EST
at some other stories making news "early today" in america. >>> the los angeles police department is asking for the public's help to identify a suspect responsible for a hit and run accident that severely injured two girls. newly release surveillance video shows the driver striking a 14-year-old girl and her 3-year-old niece as they were crossing a street. officers believe the driver is female is and her white sedan may have damage to the front headlights. >>> in indiana, the search continues for ape man who tried to rob a woman's purse in broad daylight. security video captured the suspect engage anything tug of war with the victim who fell to the floor but would not give up. although the would-be robber left empty handed, police caution it's always best let go of your belongings in those situations. >>> back in los angeles, a driver is in custody after leading police on a dangerous high-speed chase during rush hour. when the man wouldn't pull over, police spun his vehicle out of control. the suspect was arrested shortly afterward without further incident. >>> and firefighters i
NBC
Jan 16, 2010 6:00pm EST
i was deployed was down to the latin america and caribbeans for continuing promise 2009, which is a u.s. southern command mission. that was this past summer. haiti was one of the countries they visited during that trip. >> we know haiti. we are very familiar with haiti. we are ready and able to provide the support our friends in haiti need. >> reporter: in baltimore, derrick ward, news4. >>> president oba has enlisted the help of two former presidents to help haiti quake survivors. george w. bush and bill clinton were in t rose garden today with president obama to talk about fund-raising efforts. all three men are urging americans to give. >> i join president obama in expressing my sympathy for the people of haiti. i commend the president for his swift and timely response to the disaster. >> it is still one of the most remarkable unique places i have ever been. they canscape their history and build a better future if we do our part. >> reporter: so much help is needed in haiti. the best thing you can do is make a donation. we have several links to several safeways to make donat
FOX
Jan 22, 2010 11:00pm EST
cities. >> our fish give is middle white america. that's -- initiative is middle white america. that's the one that needs a little feel good nostalgic, this was fun like i remember. >> we fought so long to be able to get african-americans into major sports. and now to try to return back to the all white kind of play is ridiculous. >> lewis says the league will start in june. >>> in tonight's fox 5 top five, some relief at the gas pump and creditors looking at your facebook friends. laura evans explains. >> reporter: brian, do you have any financially responsible friends? number five tonight, you might think about adding those contacts to your twitter or facebook account. it could improve your chances of getting a loan. some lenders are now reportedly checking out social networking profiles to get a better read on potential clients and whether you're a potential risk. >>> want to translate your baby's cries? there's an ap for that. hold the baby up to the iphone and the translator will tell you whether your baby is hungry, tired, sleepy, stressed or uncomfortable. it meshes itself pit
CBS
Jan 28, 2010 9:00am EST
of a green america. >>> fare surcharge or service cuts. metro board members are meeting right now to figure out how to deal with the budget short fall. >>> more fallout, a few days after stopping sales and production in america, toyota takes steps to do the same thing in europe. good morning. i'm andrea roane. thanks for joining us. today is thursday, january 28th. howard bernstein is off today but devon lucie is here with an update on the forecast. >> temperatures not bad here. a little sun to peek through the clouds and that means temperatures are starting to warm to the upper 30s to close to 40 degrees. beltway, college park, 37. same up in montgomery county, rockville, gaithersburg, 37, 36. fairfax county, reston and fairfax and herndon 38 to 37. ashburn, sterling, 35 leesburg 36. temperatures are rising to the 40s. fredericksburg in virginia is already up to 40. 39 is our latest reading right now and we are up to 39 with the forecast. the day planner shows where we are right now which is good news. 48 by the noon hour and i think up to 51 before an arctic front sweeps through and that
CBS
Jan 13, 2010 7:00pm EST
. the comfort visited haiti in april as part of a four month mission to the caribbean and latin america. >> and in silver spring, maryland, founders of human united for action charity, or hufac plan to fly to haiti to survey the devastation. they are accepting relief donations, water, first aid kits, clothes, all in laurel, maryland. but the leader says the road to recovery will be a tough one. >> over one week and one meeting -- it's going to take a long time for haiti to get back to its feet. >> members of hufac told 9news, some found relatives died, while others are waiting for that phone call from the relatives. >>> the united nations security council paused today in honor of those missing or killed in haiti. >> i now invite you to raise up and observe one minute silence. >> at least five people were killed in the collapse of the u.n. headquarters building. another 100 are missing, including the u.n. mission chief in haiti. >>> british teams scrambled to get to haiti to help. they are bringing in the heavy rescue gear, some search dogs and special listening devices to search un
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2010 1:00pm EST
together. haitians are our neighbors in the americas and here at home we have to be there for them in their hour of need. despite the fact that we are experiencing tough times here at home, i would encourage those americans who want to support the urgent humanitarian efforts to go to whitewhite house.gov where you can learn how to contribute. we must be prepared for difficult hours and days ahead as we learn about the scope of the tragedy. we'll be resolution in our response and i pledge to the people of haiti you will have a friend and partner in the united states of america today and going forward. may god bless the people of haiti and those working on their behalf. thank you very much. >> president obama, from shortly after 10:00 eastern this morning. the associated press writing that haitians are piling bodies along their devastated streets of their capital, port-au-prince, the president there saying he believes thousands of people are dead. shortly after the president made his comment the state department gave further details on u.s. relief, including comments about usaid part
ABC
Jan 20, 2010 6:00am EST
with information on tax credits and other changes in tax law. coming up on "good morning america," the new product companies are creating to save you money. and that is your "money scope" report. i am vinita nair. >>> we have 36 degrees outside on this wednesday morning. >> your daily commute is putting you in a very elite group. it is kind of a dubious group. >> an elite group you do not want to be in. later on "oprah," we have a firsthand account of the devastation. that is today at 4:00. >> hello. come see the thought-provoking light sculpture at the national gallery of art. good morning, washington. >>> anybody who dares to brave the public already knows it can be a slow ride. >> a new survey backs up what washingtonians have known all along. matt brock is live in oxon hill. how bad is it this time? >> asked lisa baden. she has been talking about the truck that lost its load in bethesda. traffic was backed up for miles. it seems like something like that happens every day. the beltway commute is the third worst in the country. it is no surprise the beltway rush-hour traffic is legendary. >> abo
ABC
Jan 27, 2010 5:00am EST
vehicles. toyo also halting production at some of the assembly plants in north america. eight models involved accounting for 56% of the u.s. sales. we will keep an eye on shares gm. they do not trade. ford could get a boost from korea to's problems today. ford will be at with quarterly results tomorrow. analysts said it may report a quarterly profit after a long string of losses. tim geithner is in the hot seat today. he will be testifying on the hill at a hearing but has to do with his role in the controversial bailout of american international group. he was president of the federal reserve bank of new york during the rescue back in 2008. duty asked the company, and defense to -- did he ask the fed to withhold information? the markets are little changed. investors are waiting to see what the fed has to say. and what of the chances ben bernanke will be reconfirmed by the senate back there have been some hiccups along the way. i will have more on thatn my next report. >> thank you. >>> 5:26, 31 degrees. the news continues. >> in our next half-hour, how does your home town stack up? a
NBC
Jan 17, 2010 9:00am EST
by the rotary clubs of america to assist people in haiti. a survival kit that includes that tent and things that will sustain people more days. but the numbers are staggering, almost unbelievable. and while aid is pouring in from around the world, it's not happening fast enough to stop things from deteriorating, as was kind of expected in haiti. but there are efforts now that people are getting under way here in america and here in this city. this is why people are comin by here to do what they can to do to help. and as we said, those numbers are staggering, as an estimated 200,000 people killed and hundreds of thousands left in the lurch of a supplies are starting to pour in, like food, water, medicine, the daily necessities, but not fast enough. and people are still being found among the rubble. and they find themselves in a pitched suggle for food, life, necessity. we found a gentleman down here to do what he could. he knew it couldn't be good. he talked about the lurching ground and the need to do something. and that's why he came down here. he's back in the u.s. today and he came down
CBS
Jan 20, 2010 11:00pm EST
year ago tonight america celebrated its new bond with its first ever black president, barack obama. but like a lot of real-life marriages the wedding was great but the first year was tougher than anybody expected and in that innauguration address president obama promised many things and the question on the minds of millions tonight is how much did he deliver? >> on this day we come to proclaim an end to the grievances and false promisesthat for far too long have strangled our politics. >> more playing well with others, a big part of the change president obama promised us, but he couldn't come through. not only was the rhetoric as nasty as ever, not one republican supported the healthcare reform plan and only a few were on board for his economic stimulus. speaking of which? >> the state of our economy calls for action bold and swift and we will act not only to create new jobs but to lay a new foundation for growth. we will build the roads and bridges, the electric grids and digital lines that feed our commerce and bind us together. >> the president got his $787 billion stimulus into
CBS
Jan 24, 2010 11:00pm EST
in retaliation for america's support for israel. the obama administration quickly fired back. >> this is somebody that has to pop up in our lives over an audiotape, because he's nothing but a cowardly, murderous thug and terrorist. >> bin laden also claimed responsibility for the christmas day bombing. the suspect accused in that attack says he underwent terrorist training in yemen, but officials say there's no indication osama bin laden or his top lieutenants had anything to do with that attack. >>> the rescue operation in hate at the, the marines launched two osprey aircraft this morning. this is what the aircraft looks like. it is capable of both flying like a plane and hovering like a helicopter. the marines will use it to conduct aerial surveys on haiti. it's the first time they've been used in any sort of humanitarian mission by the military. meanwhile higher numbers of casualties coming in. the haitian government buried more than 150,000 people, not counting the untold other thousands still under the quake debris or carried off by relatives. but in another sign of hope that came yesterday,
CBS
Jan 28, 2010 6:00am EST
that extended the winning. [ male announcer ] this is america. and this is our cheese. kraft singles. american cheese. only one nation could create it. and that nation is...america. a nation of dreamers, try-harders, doers. try doing this with roquefort. it's made with milk, never oil like some other slices. it is the culmination of the american dream, all wrapped up in individual slices. kraft singles. the american cheese. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm bret mayber with the wakeup sports of all the nba teams on which a player could have mess around around with a gun. arenas picked the one with an owner so opposed to gun violence he change the name of the team from the bullets to the wizards and with that on his mind stern threw the book at arenas and crittenton. arenas met with stern in new york yesterday and asked for the punishment. the wizards have not said if they will vehicle to void the remainder of gill's contract. >>> the contract caps and ducks. this might be the easiest goal of ovechkin's career. in the yawning net. 34th of the year for ovie. 1-0 caps. tied in the third when the ca
CBS
Jan 13, 2010 5:00pm EST
america. >> today's order to activate means get ready to go. the ship is waiting for its final orders from the u.s. southern command, whether or not it will deploy. as they said here at dock side, folks are saying they'll be ready to go by sunday night or monday morning. reporting live, scott broome. >> thank you, scott. the u.s. navy has also deployed the air carrier from norfolk. it will dock in florida to take on supplies and helicopters. the aircraft carrier will head to haiti and assist in the relief efforts there. >>> former 9news now director is one of the haitian americans trying to get word on his family. he used facebook to get his mother on the phone. >> she's okay, but nothing in the house that is salvageable. my uncle is also in the house. he is okay, and i asked them what are they going to do? she said she didn't know. >> his mother was inside when the quake hit and she said several people stayed away from buildings to survive the quake and the aftershocks. >>> dc based voice of america has so far been unable to reach its affiliates on the ground. they are providing i
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2010 10:00pm EST
books, fiction as well as non-fiction. he is to me and many americans america's greatest storyteller. he's been enormously successful, the winner of major awards for his books and his lifetime devotion to american history. i think we could spend the entire evening here all the time we have allotted just reviewing the numerous books and articles tom has written works on franklin, washington, jefferson, truman, fdr, american war, hamilton byrd will, the outstanding volume he produced to accompany a major 1997 pbs production liberty. of course the recent perils of peace which deals with the events after the surrender of the british at yorktown in 1781. a great personal memoir of your upbringing in jersey city which as you know is my home town as well so we have that in common. and so much more on the american revolution, the great leadership of george washington and his military struggles to achieve american independence and now the subject of tonight's conversation, the role of women in american history. we see this in fiction and nonfiction that you have produced over the years in the nov
CSPAN
Jan 19, 2010 10:00am EST
of barack obama and the democratic party. i think it is a really good thing that america is waking up. that they are saying through this because of the tyrannical dictatorships, the way that nancy pelosi and harry reid are trying to push this through against the will of the american people. if mr. brown loses the election, this jamming the health care down the throats of the american people is nothing compared to what they are going to do. they will find some crisis, some way, that they will continue to keep the power and before we know it, we will have a hammer and sickle for a flag over the white house. host: san francisco, good morning. caller: good morning. it is a wonderful morning when we can have massachusetts, a historical stake, help us, the american people, to fight what we see here. we have been so betrayed, we feel. this nation is in a mess. we all remember what happened when we went into this financial crisis. we know that president clinton put out a law which changed what existed in the banking system. then he put in larry summers to deregulate everything. that is when o
ABC
Jan 28, 2010 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america. on this thursday, january 28th. i'm robin roberts. >> and i'm george stephanopoulos. this morning, the state of the union. president obama takes what he calls a deficit of trust. >> we don't quit. i don't quit. let's seize this moment to start anew. >> putting jobs before health care. what is the strategy going rward? will republicans go along? vice president biden and republican mitt romney weigh in live. >>> toyota announces even more recalls overnight. as our correspondent takes to the streets with nervous drivers who have no other choice but to get behind the wheel. and they desperately want answers. >>> and this new john edwards bombshell. we're just aghast. but it's a sex tape of rielle and john edwards. >> more shocking allegations. bob woodruffs brings this abc news exclusive. >>> and, boy, do we have a lot of news this morning. two, major stories. starting with the president and his state of the union saturday. this is the first time he's had to address the country and congress, after a major loss. and if he had bun goal, it was to leave no do
ABC
Jan 14, 2010 3:05am EST
is always there because we need them they need us and we need you. [male announcer] this is how america supports our troops. the uso depends on the generosity of the american people, people just like you. to find out more about how you can help visit our website at uso dot org. the uso until every one comes home. >> >>> this morning on "world news now" -- haiti in ruins. millions homeless, thousands dead. few people being found alive. >> it is a catastrophe. it is terrible. >> throughout the country people are hurt and hungry. >>> to the rescue. the u.s. military is mobilizing with crews on the ground, ships on the way, and marines at the ready. >>> and survivor stories. >> i jumped into the hole, and i was able to see her wave her hand. >> a husband who saved his wife digging brick by brick. amazing tales of a disaster of enormous scope on this thursday january 14th. >>> so many amazing tales. coupled with so many amazing tales, rather, coupled with so many stories that are really unbelievable when it comes to what this nation is fighting against right now. >> yeah, the full scope of t
CNN
Jan 14, 2010 3:00pm EST
to seeing, and he is talk about a tax on morgan stanley, goldman sachs, bank of america, and the big guys. well, here he is again, the president saying that the banks bailed out by the taxpayers are now trying to duck their responsibilities. >> we are already hearing a huewen cry from wall street saying that the proposed tax is not unwelcomed, but unfair. by some twisted logic, it is more fair for the american people to bear the cost of the bailout rather than the industry who benefited from it even though the executives are out there giving themselves huge bonuses. what i'd say to these executives is this, instead of sending a phalanx of lobbyists to fight this proposal or employing a group of accountants and attorneys to evade the fee, i would say, consider meeting your responsibilities. >> strong words today from the president. now, let's turn a corner here and at the same time the president is coming down on the banks, their ceos who have just been hauled before a special commission trying to get to the bottom of exactly what went wrong, why they made the bad loans that nearly wrecked
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2010 1:00pm EST
america. senior adviser, treasury secretary and dr. larry summers will convene a discussion on jobs and the economy while the mayors are here in town. on wednesday, january 20, first lady michelle obama will deliver remarks to the u.s. conference on the mayor' 78th winter meeting and discuss the launch of a major initiative to address childhood obesity and the impact it has on the health of the nation and communities around the country. with that -- >> on haiti, secretary clinton said this morning that the united states is providing a lot of the glue that is keeping people together and begin to do what governments have to do and the president said this is one of these moments that calls out for american leadership. is the u.s. government essentially in charge of haiti at least for the foreseeable future? >> no. obviously, you know haiti is governed by a sovereign haitian government. we have been in contact, our administration has been in contact with the haitian government as they have with governments around the world in seeking and requesting the type of assistance that our nation
CSPAN
Jan 2, 2010 10:00am EST
on "america and the courts," an interview with supreme court clerk william suter at 7:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. >> fox news contributor michelle malkin is our guest this weekend on "in department." take your calls, emails and tweets, three hours on sunday live at noon eastern on book tv. >> this week on "the communicators," a discussion about the internet with rod beck strom -- beckstrom. >> this week, we are pleased to have the president and c.e.o. of icam. start by explaining what ican. assigned names and numbers and four things that that we do, we set the global policies for 200 million internet domain names. all names have to be unique. we enforce that through our partners around the world. we keep the listing of all internet addresses or the allocation policies. so names, addresses and the system so the internet works when you type c c-span.org, that's called the domain name system and we coordinate that with different partners around the world. and we are the master repository for the internet standards that are called parameters and protocols that hold the internet together. t
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2010 1:00pm EST
will not be foresaken. you will not be forgotten. in this, your hour of greatest need, america stands with you. the world stands with you. >> but with no power or communication, the people of haiti cannot see or hear him. >> nbc news has learned mr. obama has called former president george w. bush to team up with bill clinton and work on relief effort. secretary of state hillary clinton after canceling her trip to the pacific flew back overnight to washington. >> we are expecting, you know, a great number of fatalities and serious injuries. we know it's going to be in the tens of thousands, but we don't know yet the extent of it. your heart just goes out to the people of haiti. we're going to be there for the long term. it's not just right now, the faa is saying there is a ground stop at the airport in haiti. too many planes on the ground and in the air as they try to deliver those badly needed supplies. 15 nations plus the world bank, eu and the united nations all sending a collective $280 million worth of food, water, medical supplies and temporary shelter. president obama calls it one of th
PBS
Jan 13, 2010 6:00pm EST
and a long history that binds us together, haitians are our neighbors in the americas and here at home. our thoughts and prayers are also with the many haitian- americans around our country, who do not yet know the fate of their families and loved ones back home. >> woodruff: from miami to new york and elsewhere, haitian- americans began gathering last night to wait for news. >> no, i only got a busy sound. >> woodruff: some tried in vain to reach families all night. >> i have a lot of sisters there, and i went over there in july to spend time with them. i don't know if i will have a chance to see them again. >> woodruff: in miami's little haiti section this morning, a mass for the earthquake victims was held at the cathedral of st. mary. the disaster affected all, from everyday people to community leaders, including phillip brutus, the first haitian american elected to the state legislature in florida. >> a lot of people are unaccounted for. my wife is in haiti. i have a five-year-old in haiti. she sent me a text yesterday. the text started and then i didn't get the end of the text, and i'
ABC
Jan 13, 2010 6:00pm EST
after accepting federal bailouts. the heads of goldman sacks, j.p. morgan chase, and bank of america are defending their bonuses. they told the commission they do bear some slain -- some blame in the global financial crisis. >>here is no question that we had not put enough resources into our risk management system. >> no institution should be too big to fail. >> they will deliver a report to congress next december. the administration is talking about taxing banks led the pay structure that encourages risky behavior. >>> coming up, what u.s. air marshals will be on as a result of the failed christmas day attack. >> michelle obama sits down to look back at her first year and the white house. >> another airline has decided to charge passengers for checked luggage. >> no charge for the forecast tonight, which includes warmer temperatures. >>> american air marshals when now be on all flights from nigeria to united states. nigeria has allowed federal officers on the flights after the failed christmas day attack. the accused bomber originated in nigeria. nigeria also wants american official
ABC
Jan 15, 2010 3:05am EST
, and walmart to name a few. bank of america are matching donations from its employees. some are offering products as well. but groups say they prefer cash. >>> hollywood is stepping in to help the people of haiti. actor george clooney is using his star power for abicoabicoas telethon next week. it's live january 22 from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. eastern time. >>> americans have shown an amazing display of generosity. cell phone users are donating $10 a time for the red cross relief effort. all you have to do is text the word haiti to the number 90999. u.s. text donations so far have reached nearly $6 million. >>> some celebrities have been appealing for money to help the earthquake victims, others have been trying to gain political capital out of it. but there's been a huge backlash, and even condemnation of comments by conservative radio talk show host rush limbaugh and tell evangelist pat robinson. limbaugh lashed out at how president obama is using the earthquake to appear more compassiona compassionate. roberts is claiming that the haitians are suffering because they made a pact with the de
NBC
Jan 25, 2010 11:00am EST
liberal state in america, arguably, massachusetts, the people are telling us, please don't pass this bill. >> reporter: the obama team heard a voter call to fix the economy, add jobs. >> i'm not going to start fighting until we have jobs for everybody! >> reporter: analysts are skeptical. >> this president doesn't come easy to populism and it's not terribly convincing, but when you're in a panic, this is one of the things you do. and i think they're in a panic right now. >> reporter: obama advisers deny panic or a message overhaul. >> in washington, people look for signs, cues for their script to say, oh, you know, here's obama 2.0. this is obama -- this is the obama who ran for president. >> reporr: the president's tapped his '08 campaign manager, though, to come back and help democrats avoid more losses this fall. and on the day of the president's state of the union address, republicans begin meetings in hawaii, the president's birthplace, to plot their own strategy for the midterm elections. in washington, brooke hart, nbc news. >>> now to the latest from haiti. 20 nations will meet in
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